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TermDefinition
Franklin D. Roosevelt President of the US during the Depression and WWII.
Great Depression Severe economic downturn that followed the collapse of the US stock market in 1929.
Atlantic Charter Declaration of principles issued by Winston Churchill and FDR in August 1941.
appeasment giving in to keep the peace
nazism german brand of fascism
new deal Roosevelt’s program for creating jobs and improving the American economy.
fascism Political movement based on nationalism that gives power to a dictator and takes away from individual rights.
axis powers gerany italy japan
winston churchhill leader of great brit
isolationism Belief that political ties with other countries should be avoided.
blitzkrieg Warfare in which surprise air attacks are followed by massive attacks on land.
. Mein Kampf- Book by Hitler outlining his beliefs and goals for Germany.
Benito Mussolini facist leader of italy
hitler fascist leader of germany
allies Great Britain, France, US, and Russia
Non-aggression Pact Agreement that says countries will not attack or invade one another.
aryans german people
pearl harbor navy base in hawaii attacked by japanese air force
Dwight Eisenhower American general who helped drive the Germans out of Africa.
. Demilitarization Breaking down armed forces and military.
D-Day Huge Allied invasion mounted to retake France from the Germans.
Battle of Stalingrad Battle during which the Red Army forced the Germans out of Stalingrad.
Isoroku Yamamoto Japanese admiral who decided that the US fleet in Hawaii had to be destroyed.
Kamikaze Japanese suicide pilots
. Douglas MacArthur- US general who commanded Allied forces in the Pacific.
Democratization process of creating a government elected by the people.
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